Edgebaston The Berry Box Red 2012

A medley of small berry and fruit flavours including blackcurrant, raspberry, strawberry, mulberry and blackberry combine with a hint of anise and vanilla to give a wine that is instantly gratifying in flavour whilst showing good structure and tannin concentration to allow for some maturation.


variety : Merlot [ 21% Merlot, 21% Shiraz, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Petit Verdot, 11% Cabernet Franc, 12% Malbec ]
winery : Edgebaston
winemaker : David Finlayson
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.8 % vol  rs : 3.5 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 6 g/l  va : 0.67 g/l  so2 : 80 mg/l  fso2 : 25 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
86 points: eRobert Parker
UK Wine Merchant awards top 100

our range of wines is made to reflect the personality and winemaking philoshophy of the Stellenbosch region and of the finlayson family.

in the vineyard : Soil Type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay

about the harvest: Harvest Date: Mid-February to mid-March 2011

in the cellar : A variety of vinification methods were used in making the components of this special blend. Open top fermentations with punch-down routines as well as closed fermentations and pump-overs were employed to suit the needs of each variety in the blend. The resultant, soft tannins and berry flavours have been blended to compose a modern, fruit driven wine with class.

Wood Elevation:
20% 1st Fill New French Oak – Nevers, Allier; Medium Toasted
50% 2nd Fill French Oak – Medium Toasted
30% 3rd Fill French Oak

Bottled under screwcap to ensure quality.

find our wines in :

OTHER VINTAGES

Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Merlot